Brown v. Board of Education.docx - Melody Fields American Gov Brown v Board of Education Brown v Board of Education 1 Case Name a Brown v Board of

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Melody Fields American Gov Brown v. Board of Education Brown v. Board of Education 1. Case Name a. Brown v. Board of Education 2. Parties a. Appellant: Oliver Brown, Mrs. Richard Lawton, Mrs. SAdie Emmanuel, b. Appellee: Board of Education of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas 3. The Issue a. This case was the consolidation of cases arising in Kansas, South Carolina, Virginia, Delaware, and Washington D.C. relating to the segregation of public schools on the basis of race.African American students had been denied admittance to certain public schools based on laws allowing public education to be segregated by race. 4. Is there a constitutional amendment issue? a. Violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. 5. What is the procedural history? a. Cooper v. Aaron (1958) “the Court ruled that states were constitutionally required to implement the Supreme Court's integration orders.” 6. What did the Supreme Court decide?
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